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Stefan Robert Brünauer

Born  1887

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Austrian physician, born August 31, 1887, Vienna.

Biography of Stefan Robert Brünauer

Stefan Robert Brünauer studied in Vienna and received his doctorate in that city in 1912. He first worked at the institute of experimental pathology under Richard Paltauf (1858-1924), as well as in the department of urology, under Anton von Frisch (1849-1917). He subsequently worked as assistant at the departments for skin- and venereal diseases under Salomon Ehrman (1854-1926) 1919-1923, and 1923-1925 under Moriz Oppenheim (1876-1949). In 1925 he was habilitated for skin and venereal diseases.

Brünauer published extensively on a large number of medical topics.


  • Follikuläre Hyperkeratosen.
  • Morbus Darier. With Salomon. Ehrmann.
  • Sklerodermie. Handbuch der Haut- und Geschlechtskrankheiten, Berlin, 1931, 8: 2.

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